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September is National Suicide Prevention Month and the week of September 5-11 is National Suicide Prevention Week. Suicide is a major public health concern and a leading cause of death in the United States (https://www.cdc.gov/suicide/facts/index.html). It is also preventable. The … Continue reading
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence or intimate partner violence affects millions of men and women across all races, ethnicities, cultures, or religious affiliations each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Intimate … Continue reading
Intersecting at the Crossroads of Health, Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: A Review of the National Health Disparities Conference
On April 25th and 26th, 2013 researchers and advocates in the field of health disparities related to disability, racial and ethnic groups came together in Washington, D.C. for the Health Disparities Research at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Disability … Continue reading
Two NEW events added to the NARIC Calendar of NIDRR and Conference, Conventions, and Meetings Calendars!
The following events have been added to the NARIC Calendar of NIDRR Events and the Conference, Conventions, and Meetings calendar! OFCCP Webinar Presentation: Proposed Revisions to Section 503 Regulations. Topic: Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act Notice of Proposed Rule … Continue reading
Inclusive Public Health for People with Disabilities: Review of Webinar on CDC’s Public Health Approach to Disability
On October 25th, 2011 the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) co-sponsored the first in a four-part series of free Webinars on promoting health and preventing disease for people … Continue reading